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Jul 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
slowly in baltimore city than elsewhere. the mayor said in the baltimore sun, quote, we might be annoyed and hot as heck. we can get over that. but if we lose a vulnerable citizen, we can't get over that. end quote. so why not restore power to, let's say, nursing homes first? >> well, it's always a challenge. we have our public safety priorities, and we always go after those first. those are 911s centers and water treatment plants and pumping stations. we spent the better part of the first day to two days doing those tasks. but when you get into aspects of life like nursing homes, beyond that type of public safety, you then start to get into a position of so which is more important? what are the priorities? and if you begin to do individual customers or individual segments of the population, then you really do elongate potentially the overall restoration. i think with respect to the mayor, we have been working very closely with her as well as the other local leaders in the counties and cities that we serve. and at the end of the day, all of us are working together to try and get the powe
Jul 7, 2012 8:00am PDT
potentially today. and new york, all these cities, new york, philadelphia, down toward washington and baltimore even, what we could see potentially throughout this afternoon, bow-shaped lines of thunderstorms and paths of wind damage. so, that is the potential. so, unfortunately, with the cooldown comes, we're going to see the frontal lifting mechanism that will fire off some severe storms, potentially, today. and also when we come back, we'll talk a little bit more also about the floods we're seeing in the west and we'll do that coming up with more on the heat and how long we'll see it and where the new heat wave comes, randi. >> all right. a lot to keep an eye on. >> yes. >> thank you. >>> overseas, too much rain is the problem in southern russia. flash flooding has killed now almost 100 people. you can see entire city streets were completely submerged. cars are stranded. floodwaters rose more than 20 feet while people were asleep. some people were rescued by police after seeking refuge on roofs and in trees. >>> relations between the u.s. and afghanistan have begun a new chapte
Jul 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
that surround the connect -- and connect the cities here. so now the after image two days later. you can see the size and the density of the lights where they shrink around baltimore and washington. pretty amazing when you consider what happened. >>> on to other news, just in to cn, the key gauge of the housing market hits a new low now, but for once it could actually be a good thing, especially if you're looking to buy or refinance. alison kosik at the new york stock exchange. alison, what is it? >> at a record low, 3.62%. it's a hit new low in the past 10, 11 weeks. i mentioned it's a good sign. it's actually a double-edged sword. mortgage rates obviously fall when the economy isn't doing well. the manufacturing sector is contracting. then you flip the coin over and it's actually a great time for people to buy a home when you see mortgage rates falling like this. but you have to remember, just because mortgage rates and home prices are low, don, it doesn't necessarily mean you can qualify for a loan. you know, banks are still very tight, very tight-fisted with giving out money, even to peo
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